Name: Neal Leibowitz
Current Hometown: South Windsor
Family members we might see at a race: Brenda (spouse)
Current Employment: Liberty Mutual
Current running interest: Marathoning
Favorite race: Manchester Road Race
Race you have done the most times: Manchester Road Race
High School/College running programs: E.O. Smith High School
Hobbies: Board Gaming
A favorite quote: It’s not enough to set one world record, you have to set it twice to prove you can beat yourself (Alberto Salazar)
What you listen to on a road trip: SeriusXM Coffee House
Something that makes you weird: I spent my college days doing plyometrics almost everyday until I could jam a basketball
Youthful PRs: 5k 16:50
Open PRs: 5K 17:30, MRR 28:03, Marathon 3:02
Masters PRs: 5K 17:40, MRR 28:15, Marathon 2:58
Grandmasters PRs: 5K 18:23 MRR 31:40
Name: Keith L. Coburn
Current Hometown: Waterford CT
Family members we might see at a race: Aleasha (wife)
Current Employment: Submission specialist – Pfizer Inc.Current running interest: (Trail? Mountain? Speed? Ultra? Staying injury free?)Trail, Road, and Staying injury free.
Favorite race: Shamrock and Roll and Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run for Children both in New Haven.
Race you have done the most times: Shamrock and Roll
High School/College running programs: N/A I wasn’t a runner in school.
Hobbies: Running, running adventures, watching movies
A favorite quote: I have 2: 1) “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”―
Dean Karnazes2) The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu
What you listen to on a road trip: Audio Books
Something that makes you weird: Not sure this makes me weird but I have only been running a bit over 4 years and I used to hate running.
Youthful PRs: I wish
Open PRs: N/A
Masters PRs: 21:07 – 5K
Grandmasters PRs: 1:46:49 – Half (Hartford 2018)